Saturday, May 11, 2013

Florida Variety

I am linking up Camera Critters and I'd-Rather-B-Birdin.

Happy Mother's Day to all the Mom's in blogland..

For my post this week I have a  variety of birds and a few lizards we saw while in the Florida Keys.

Piping Plovers, Ruddy Turnstone, Willet and Sanderlings


Anole and Iguana



Magnificent Frigatebird, Orb Spider, flock of White Ibis

The Palm Warblers were being seen all over Florida and the bottom right shot is a female Prairie Warbler.

I hope you enjoyed my critter post. I hope everyone has a happy weekend. Thanks for stopping by and I always appreciate your comments. To see more beautiful photos and cute critters
 please visit:  Camera Critters and I'd-Rather-B-Birdin. Thanks to the gracious hosts Misty Dawn of Camera Critters and to Anni of I'd Rather-B-birdin.

56 comments:

Carole M. said...

Loving the palm warbler

Sue said...

Beautiful......except the spider. Not a fan-LOL!

Bob Bushell said...

I love the Turnstone and lizards, thanks for showing us.

Lynne said...

Thank you for the many Florida views . . Happy Mother's Day to you . . . as well!

Beth @ E. lizard Breath Speaks said...

i enjoy the lizard shots. great views. ( :

beyondzephyr.com said...

Happy Mother's Day to you!

Beautiful birds and lizards photos!

Gail Dixon (La.Belle) said...

Quite the collection! Loving the iguana and shore birds. Happy Mother's Day to you, too. Hope you have an amazing day. :)

Our Neck of the Woods said...

Great variety of photos! You really did see a lot of different birds and critters while you were in the keys!

c3720e30-481b-11e0-b6fd-000bcdca4d7a said...

wunderschöne Collagen :D

LG zum Wochenende vom katerchen

Misty DawnS said...

You got to see and photograph a lot of great critters! Great post!

Optimistic Existentialist said...

Love those pics (except the spider...my phobia lol). Happy weekedn Eileen!

TexWisGirl said...

the iguana is handsome. love the shorebirds, too!

Terry said...

Happy Mother's Day. I love your new header with all the spring flowering going on

Poetic Shutterbug said...

Eileen, fantastic shots. I adore plovers. Not fond of iguanas or spiders but your photos are amazing.

Jo said...

I love the warblers and your lizards are really spectacular! I hope you're having a great weekend, Eileen. Jo

Betsy Adams said...

Hi Eileen, Great group of bird (and other critters) photos.. Looks as if you had a fabulous time in Florida. I hope we make it to Sanibel and the Keys sometime.

We just got home from a week at Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina. Had a fabulous time....

Happy Mother's Day.
Hugs,
Betsy

jabblog said...

Beautiful shots - the frigate bird is stunning.

Lea said...

I've never been to the Florida Keys, but hope to go someday. Wonderful bird photos!
On Thursday while I was working in my garden, I felt something crawling on my shirt - an anole! But to me it looked as big as an iguana! lol!
Happy week-end to you!
Lea
Lea's Menagerie

Gunilla Bäck said...

I love the birds and the lizzards, but the spider is just creepy.

Maple Lane said...

Happy Mother's day, Eileen. Thanks for sharing these awesome pics.

ladyfi said...

What a delightful collage of shots!

It's not Mother's Day in Sweden, but I wish you a day of being pampered!

✿ chica said...

Quantas coisas por lá! beijos,ótimo fim de semana!chica

Kay L. Davies said...

Oh, super photos, Eileen. I always love pictures of frigate birds, and your iguana looks so dignified!
K

Gary said...

Another great series!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

HansHB said...

Lovely photos!

grammie g said...

Hi Eileen ...Love your post of birds,and lizards from your Florida trip!!
I especially like those Warblers, they have been coming back here lately!!
Happy Mothers Day to you!!
Grace

Karen said...

Excellent mosaics! Love the lizards!

Montanagirl said...

Really like your "waders". Not a fan of lizards, but they are interesting, and I'm sure they don't eat humans.

DIMI said...

Ηallo Eileen!Great post!Beautiful birds and lizards photos!Wonderful captures!You really did see a lot of different birds!!Thank you for sharing!Happy Mother's Day!!Have a lovely weekend!
Dimi..

Tree Hugger - Suzan said...

Knew you had to be wayyy south having a photo of an iguana!! It's lovely in the Keys!!

Happyone said...

Great photos - like the spider!!
Happy Mother's Day. : )

Chel C said...

Love the lizards...but not the spider (shivers!!).

Ailime said...

Hello Eileen, I had love your photos! The birds are beautiful! All the nature is amazing. Happy Moder's Day. Hugs Ailime

Saun said...

Great shots the spider is scary. Enjoy your weekend

Gemma Wiseman said...

So love how you have grouped these characters in collages! I especially love the iguana's collage!

Brian King said...

That's a fantastic variety! You got all kinds of critters in these shots!

Anni said...

Love that Palm Warbler at the bottom left of your collage images!! The lighting gives the photo much drama. As for the Piping Plover, I read on one of our kiosks here in our area they're rare. And yet, I have not seen one. Hope to soon.

Great image shares.

Pam ;) said...

Looks like you had a great time birding while you were in Florida.
Thanks for sharing your wonderful photos, Eileen.. they are awesome =)

orchid Miyako said...

Dearest Eileen,
Wow, Florida Variety♡♡♡ You are SO lucky to be able to enjoy these variety of animals; Thank you very much for sharing these wonderful pictures with us. The Palm Warblers are so adorable; seen all over Florida, are they♬♬♬

Sending you lots of love and hugs from Japan, xoxo Miyako*

Crafty Green Poet said...

lovely photos, specially the warblers and the ruddy turnstone

bailey-road.com said...

A nice group of critters pictured here!

EG CameraGirl said...

I think I need to visit Florida! Great birds there!

Naturegirl said...

Hello Eileen! First of all I'd like to wish you A Happy Mother's day!
Love the pics of the critters!
Some I loved seeing while in Arizona!
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NatureFootstep said...

It never crossed my mind of going to Florida. But maybe I should. :) Looks like a good idéa.

Bruce Clark said...

Love shore birds and you captured them well.

Reena Walkling said...

The Keys hold so much wonderful nature! Great images! Have a great week Eileen.

Ana Mínguez Corella said...

Beautiful collages.. Greetings..

Elaine said...

Love the mosaic of the warblers! Happy Mother's Day!

Maria said...

Nice medley of all your travels. Wish the best to the Green Iguana in FL, as they're not welcome there.

Debbie said...

i don't love spiders ;)))

but everything else is just beautiful. there is nothing better then time spent by the beach!!

happy mothers day, i hope you had a wonderful day!!

wildlifewatcher said...

Hi Eileen, Happy Mother's Day to you as well. Nice assortment of Florida critters! Glad you included those Palm Warblers - everywhere is right. Have a pleasant week ahead.

edenhills said...

I truly did enjoy your critter post! You have quite the variety of wildlife here. :-)

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Such a fun collection. We've had an anole on our porch most of today -- he didn't even run when we went outside.

Marie said...

Awesome pictures! That iguana is amazing!

eden said...

Beautiful photos and beautiful creatures.

Chris Rohrer said...

Obviously we love birds:) But the critter finds are awesome as well. It's always tricky figuring out how to put them all together:) I like how you create the mosaics to keep them all on one shot.

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